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: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore .
7.00-8.30: Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan
Schubert Violin Sonatina in D, D384
Gidon Kremer , Oleg Maisenberg (piano) Chopin The Maiden's Wish
Elisabeth Soderstrom (soprano), Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
8.30-10.00: Arne Overture in D Collegium Musicum 90, conductor Simon Standage Debussy L'lsle
Joyeuse Philharmonia , conductor Geoffrey Simon Bach Concerto in A minor, BWV1065 Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, director Ton Koopman


Presented By: Penny Gore
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Conductor: Schubert Violin Sonatina
Unknown: Gidon Kremer
Piano: Oleg Maisenberg
Soprano: Elisabeth Soderstrom
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor: Simon Standage
Conductor: Joyeuse Philharmonia
Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
Director: Ton Koopman

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. Featuring 19th-century songs for vocal ensemble and recordings by Michael Gielen.
Schubert Die Nachtigall, D724 Die Singphoniker
10.07 Bartok Four Pieces for orchestra, Op 12 South West German RSO, conductor Michael Gielen
10.35 Elqar Harmony Music No 1 Athena Ensemble
10.41 Mendelssohn Volkslied , Op63No5;Abendlied; Maiglockchen und die Blumelein, Op 63 No 6 Felicity Lott (soprano), Ann Murray (mezzo), Graham Johnson (piano)
10.50 Lully Suite: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme Le Concert des Nations, director Jordi Savall
11.09 Schubert Die Nacht, D983 No 4; Standchen, D920 Baccholian Singers
11.19 Brahms Symphony No 2 in D South West German RSO, conductor Michael Gielen


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Michael Gielen.
Conductor: Michael Gielen
Unknown: Mendelssohn Volkslied
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Soprano: Ann Murray
Piano: Graham Johnson
Director: Jordi Savall
Conductor: Michael Gielen

: Composer of the Week: Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937)

1/5. In his early 20s, Szymanowski fell in with a group of fellow Poles with a generous musical patron. Donald Macleod introduces some of Szymanowski's earliest works, when he looked towards Germany for musical inspiration. Etudes, Op 4 No 2
Martin Roscoe (piano) Concert Overture
Polish National RSO, conductor Jacek Kasprzyk Blessed Is That Time (Three Fragments from poems by Jan Kasprowicz , Op 5) Teresa Zylis-Gara (soprano), Jerzy Marchwinski (piano) Symphony No
Detroit SO, conductor Antal Dorati
Producer Deborah Preston Repeated Sunday 12 midnight RT DIRECT: Szymanowski Complete Piano Music (4 CDs) performed by Martin Jones is available for E14.99 including p&p. To order please send a cheque, payable to Selections, to: [address removed] or phone: [number removed] (national rate), or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect. Quote ref: [number removed]


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Piano: Martin Roscoe
Conductor: Jacek Kasprzyk
Unknown: Jan Kasprowicz
Soprano: Teresa Zylis-Gara
Piano: Jerzy Marchwinski
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Producer: Deborah Preston
Unknown: Martin Jones

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Presented by Verity Sharp , live from
London's Wigmore Hall. The first of this season's recitals by the young talents on BBC Radio 3's New Generation Artists scheme.
Eduard Kunz (piano)
Scarlatti Sonatas: in B minor, Kk197; in B minor, Kk27; in A, Kk212
Haydn Sonata in A, H XVI 12 Debussy L'lsle Joyeuse
Rachmaninov Moments Musicaux, Op 16


Presented By: Verity Sharp
Piano: Eduard Kunz

: Afternoon Performance

Cello Concertos: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Martin Handley presents the first of a week of programmes featuring famous cello concertos. Dvorak Czech Suite, Op 39 Conductor Yoav Talmi
Hubay Suite for violin and orchestra. Op 5
With Hagai Shaham , conductor Martyn Brabbins Haydn Symphony No 68 in B flat Conductor Stefan Solyom
Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor
With Heinrich Schiff , conductor llan Volkov


Conductor: Yoav Talmi
Conductor: Hubay Suite
Conductor: Hagai Shaham
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Stefan Solyom
Conductor: Heinrich Schiff

: Stage and Screen

An exclusive interview with Stephen Schwartz , whose Broadway smash hit Wicked, based on The Wizard of Oz, has arrived in London. Including songs from the New York cast recording and piano illustrations played by the composer.


Unknown: Stephen Schwartz

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Listen Up!
Sarah Walker launches the first full week of Radio 3's coverage of the Listen Up! Festival of Orchestras. The festival reflects the strength, diversity and commitment of the whole UK orchestral community, both amateur and professional. This week gets off to a flying start with one of London's leading professional orchestras, the LSO from the Barbican Hall in London, in a concert celebrating Steve Reich 's
70th birthday. Plus the first episode of a specially-commissioned 15-part story about the orchestra by award-winning author Alexander McCall Smith , and of Dermot Clinch 's A-Z of the orchestra.
Synergy Vocals, London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Xian Zhang
Steve Reich Three Movements
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring
Reich, arr Alan Pierson The Desert Music


Unknown: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Steve Reich
Unknown: Alexander McCall Smith
Unknown: Dermot Clinch
Conductor: Xian Zhang
Conductor: Steve Reich
Unknown: Alan Pierson

: Night Waves

Jonathan Glancey joins Matthew Sweet in the cockpit of the Supermarine Spitfire to tell the story of the people who designed, built and flew the "most beautiful fighter aircraft in the world". Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Jonathan Glancey
Unknown: Matthew Sweet
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington returns with sounds from a new album by multi-instrumentalist Stephan Micus , and Toru Takemitsu 's elegant In an Autumn Garden for gagaku orchestra. Pianist
Keith Jarrett plays Shostakovich and Kraftwerk pays homage to Schubert.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Stephan Micus
Unknown: Toru Takemitsu
Pianist: Keith Jarrett

: Composer of the Week: Finzi

2/5. Cats and Apples. With Donald Macleod. As I Lay in the Early Sun; I Praise the Tender Flower (Partsongs, Op 17 No 1); A Severn
Rhapsody, Op 3; Intimations of Immortality, Op 29 Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Anon Middle Age Suite Alpha
Ysaye Trio (Le Chimay) Per Norqard Pastorale Trio Aristos Haydn String Quartet in B, Op 64 No 3 Talisker Quartet
1.56 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 111
2.22 Goleminov Oboe Concerto 2.41 Moyzes Symphony No 4 3.22 Debussy Piano Trio in G (Premier Trio)
3.46 Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue 4.04 Anon Shenandoah
4.08 Busoni Two Finnish Folk Song Arrangements, Op 27
4.20 Copland El Salon Mexico 4.31 Hollins A Song of Sunshine 4.36 Brahms Four Songs, Op 174.52 J Strauss (son) Overture: Der Zigeunerbaron 5.00 Verdi Tardo per CliAnni, e Tremolo (Attila) 5.06 Bentzon Sinfonia Buffo , Op 35 5.13 Britten Five Flower Songs 5.23 Liszt La
Campanella 5.29 Grieg Peer Cynt: Suite No 2 5.48 Anon Ave Potentissima 5.56 Hellendaal Concerto Grosso in D, Op 3 No 5 6.14 Bach Ich hatte viel Bekummernis, BWV21
6.49 Mozart Adagio and Rondo in C minor, K6/7


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Gershwin Rhapsody
Unknown: Verdi Tardo
Unknown: Bentzon Sinfonia Buffo
Unknown: Bach Ich

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